The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has proclaimed a training camp for twenty-six women cricketers in Multan. Soliciting the determination of females towards the game, the board is considering to adhere bounteous opportunities for them. The objective of the training camp is to prepare twenty-six players ahead of the ICC Women’s World Cup qualifiers and the main event in 2022 along with more variants of the game.
The 25-day camp is to initiate by 29th May at Inzamam ul Haq High-Performance Center where their skills and fitness training will exert polish. The female cricketers will be playing as many seven practice matches.
PCB announces good news for women cricketers
Keeping the COVID-19 threats in mind, the support staff and players will undergo pre-arrival Tests today. Those, who will clear the tests, will be proceeded to Lahore National’s High-Performance Center and then to the final destination, Multan via road. There, the twenty-six women cricketers will be required to undergo one more Test to encounter a mandatory isolation period.
The COVID negative females will be allowed to practice in groups from 31st May. The third cycle of Tests for the training women will allow the groups to train together. The camp will be terminated on 22 July.
National Women’s Chief Selector Urooj Mumtaz believes that this four provide top-notch chances to Pakistan’s females willing to move forward.
“The Pakistan Cricket Board continues to invest in the women’s game and has provided the desired platform to our elite women cricketers to continue their preparations in a competitive environment for the upcoming ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier and the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup next year.
“Our players enter this camp on the back of an intense training camp in Karachi that concluded earlier this month. During the camp, they were pushed to their limits for improvement in all facets of the game. The group remains focused and is eager to continue to train with the same intensity and making the most of this opportunity, as we collectively aim to become strong contenders on the world stage.”
The names of the twenty-six cricketers are listed here:
Aliya Riaz, Aiman Anwar, Anam Amin, Ayesha Naseem, Ayesha Zafar, Diana Baig, Fatima Sana, Iram Javed, Javeria Khan, Jaweria Rauf, Kainat Imtiaz, Kaynat Hafeez, Maham Tariq, Muneeba Ali Siddiqui, Nahida Khan, Najiha Alvi, Nashra Sundhu, Natalia Parvaiz, Nida Dar, Omaima Sohail, Rameen Shamim, Saba Nazir, Sadia Iqbal, Sidra Amin, Sidra Nawaz, and Syeda Aroob Shah